How to Retrieve Lost WhatsApp Chat on Huawei

By Emily Watson, Friday, June 17, 2016

"After updated my Huawei P8 to Android 6.0, I lost my WhatsApp chats. How can I retrieve those WhatsApp chats?"

"I don't know what's wrong with me, but I just accidentally deleted a WhatsApp chat on my Huawei Honor 6 when I was meant to add a conversation shortcut."

It is surprising that you might lose your WhatsApp chats on Huawei in so many ways; and only when you lose them then you realize the importance of those lost WhatsApp chats to your life. Rather than discussing how important the WhatsApp messages are to our life, I would prefer to meet your pressing need by sharing with you an effective solution to retrieve lost WhatsApp chat – the FonePaw Android Data Recovery.

This magical software is designed for Android users to recover WhatsApp messages, WhatsApp attachments, contacts, messages, call logs, documents, photos, and videos. It supports cell phone running on Android 2.1 to Android 8.0. Therefore, it is suitable for data recovery of most Huawei cellphones, such as HUAWEI Mate 9, Mate 8, Mate 7, P10, P8 lite, P7.

Download the free trial version of FonePaw Android Data Recovery and begin to retrieve the missing WhatsApp chats on Huawei.

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Retrieve Lost WhatsApp Chat on Huawei

Step 1 Connect Huawei Cell Phone to Computer

Open FonePaw Android Data Recovery on your computer; with USB cable, connect the PC to your Huawei phone. If the below page appears, urging you to open USB debugging mode on phone, follow the instruction and open it; if not, you will get access to the next page "Choose File Type".

Turn on the USB Debugging

Step 2 Choose WhatsApp Files to Retrieve

Before scanning files on your Huawei phone, the software allows you to decide which type of file you like to recover. In your case, choose "WhatsApp" and "WhatsApp Attachments" so that the scan time can be shortened. Then click "Next" to continue.

Choose WhatsApp Files to Retrieve

Step 3 Give Access Permission to the FonePaw Program

To retrieve your lost WhatsApp messages, the FonePaw program need accessing permission to your Huawei phone before scanning. So when there is a pop-up on your phone asking for permission. Tap "Allow/Grant/Authorize".

 Give Access Permission on Huawei

Step 4 Retrieve Your Lost WhatsApp Chats

The program will begin to scan your WhatsApp messages. You can oversee the scanning process on the program. After the scanning comes to an end, click "WhatsApp" and "WhatsApp Attachment" on the left column to preview your WhatsApp files. Choose the WhatsApp chats that you would like to retrieve, and click "Recover". Your WhatsApp chats will be restored to your PC in CSV/HTML format.

 Retrieve Your Lost WhatsApp Chats

To conclude, when you lose WhatsApp chats on Huawei by mistake, just calm down, try not to operate your phone to avoid data being overwritten, and launch FonePaw Android Data Recovery on PC. Let the data recovery expert to do its job.

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